Smith joins the company from AARP where she was responsible for overseeing the AARP brand in commercial marketing and driving membership growth including the organization's multicultural membership base.
Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE: CLDT) announced that it has completed its acquisition of the 178-room Hyatt Place® Pittsburgh/North Shore in Pittsburgh, Pa., for a purchase price of $40 million, plus customary pro-rated amounts and closing costs.
The collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh in April that killed more than 1,100 workers in one of the worst industrial disasters in history exposed the unsafe working conditions that garment workers - many of them women - endure across the developing world. The tragedy also revealed the inconsistencies of some companies with respect to corporate social responsibility (CSR).
Today's callers are more likely than ever to have already been online prior to calling; many are online while on the phone. Chances are they have already seen the same list of room types and rates the agent is listing.
The solution will be hosted in the MICROS US Datacenter. MICROS OPERA Property Management Solution (PMS) will be implemented initially at Hudson in New York, and is planned to be deployed at all Morgans Hotel Group properties by the end of 2013.